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Margaret Mwanakatwe hands over the K800, 000 worth Civic Center clinic to Ministry of Health

The government has unveiled a refurbished Civic Centre clinic in Lusaka, worth K800, 000. Speaking when she handed over the clinic to the Ministry of Health, Lusaka Central Member of Parliament (MP) Margaret Mwanakatwe says the clinic was a clear...

Should Zambia close it’s borders to Europe?

Tanzania on Monday became the latest East Africa country to confirm its first case of coronavirus, as neighbouring countries shuttered borders and schools as fears of contagion rose. The Tanzanian Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu said a 46-year-old Tanzanian woman had...

Zambia has not recorded any case of the Coronavirus

The Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) Director Prof. Victor Mukonka has said that Zambia has not recorded any case of the Coronavirus (CONVID-19), but warned that one case of the virus has been recorded in the...

Speaker Welcomes ZAMPHIA Seminar for Members of parliament to help them educate the public

Speaker of the National Assembly, the Dr. Patrick Matibini has welcomed the orientation seminar for Members of Parliament on the Zambia Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (ZAMPHIA) survey, organized by the Ministry of Health, as progressive stating that it will...

Banning gatherings due to coronavirus is ineffective -UK Chief Scientist

The chief scientific adviser to U.K prime minister Boris Johnson,Sir Patrick Vallance has stressed that moves taken by countries like Italy to ban flights from affected areas, temperature test passengers at airports, and ban mass gatherings were actually relatively...

Government calls for a meeting to raise awareness on the Coronavirus

The government has called for a stakeholder meeting comprising government ministries to raise awareness on the Coronavirus. Information Minister DORA SILIYA says the meeting set for Wednesday next week will comprise Ministries of Home Affairs, Communication, and Transport, Information and...

Zambia to receive US$ 389 million from the United States Government for HIV/AIDS Relief

Zambia will receive US$ 389 million from the United States Government through the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR), for the next annual funding cycle which starts in October this year. This follows the Country Operational Plan (COP 2020)...

UTH targets to conduct 50 Open Heart surgeries this year

The University Teaching Hospital (UTH) targets to conduct 50 Open Heart surgeries this year. UTH Director of Clinical Care and Diagnostics services Alex Makupe says the institution is aiming at improving the level of medical practice and care of patients. Speaking...

Avoid politicizing ZAMPHIA survey – Musamba

Senior Statistician, Chibesa Musamba says the Zambia Population HIV Assessment (ZAMPHIA) should not be perceived as a duplication of the latest Zambia Demographic Health Survey (ZDHS) report. Mr Musamba said those who want to politicise the ZAMPHIA survey are being...

Health Minister thanks the US Government on support in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Health Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya has thanked the United States Government and PEPFAR, on behalf of President Edgar Lungu, for the great support that Zambia is receiving from that country in the fight against HIV /AIDS and Tuberculosis...

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Lusambo warns Nutricom Food and Beverage Limited for claiming their Ginger Kombucha Energy drink can prevent Corona virus

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo has warned that government will not allow business entities in Zambia to produce misleading...

Government releases over K5.6 billion to finance developmental, service delivery programmes

The National Treasury released last month released a sum of K5.64 billion to finance various developmental and public service delivery programmes in the country. Of...

Germany organisations donate ambulance to Kaindu clinic

Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has applauded Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) for investing in Zambia’s health and agriculture sectors. Mr....

Street Vending is still illegal in Zambia, says Local Government Minister

Local Government Minister Charles Banda has reiterated that street vending in the country is illegal unless when conducted in designated places as prescribed by...

COVID-19 could cost Africa a GDP loss of between $22.1 billion and $88.3 billion

By Akinwumi A. Adesina These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And it...
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